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Old 09-25-2016, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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No you can't turn off the GPS on your phone completely. You can prevent apps from using it, but you can't stop the Government or Police from using it to track you. The 911 portion of the GPS can not be turned off, unless you turn off the entire phone. If your phone is on, any Police Department (or Government) can ping your phone, without you knowing it, and show up within feet of where you are. FACT, not fiction.
If the government wants to track my day to day movements, let them have at it. The question would be WHY would they bother to track anybody unless they were lost, kidnapped or involved in illegal activities?
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Old 09-25-2016, 06:51 PM
 
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I am amazed at the level of paranoia evinced by some. I wonder what they are doing that they don't want the feds tracking them.
Wanting thier pricacy!!!

What they dont understand is: THE MORE STUFF THEY USE LIKE THAT,the more they can (AND DO) monitor everything you do!!
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Old 09-25-2016, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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Wanting thier pricacy!!!

What they dont understand is: THE MORE STUFF THEY USE LIKE THAT,the more they can (AND DO) monitor everything you do!!
Do you thinkl the govt has any desire to know what 300,000,000 + people are doing at any given moment?

"Look Harry - There goes that Joe Smith fella in Tyler Texas going to Wal-Mart again - write up a report."
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Old 09-25-2016, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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I could not care less .
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:50 PM
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Im not worried about it either.
How could you not be?
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:51 PM
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If the government wants to track my day to day movements, let them have at it. The question would be WHY would they bother to track anybody unless they were lost, kidnapped or involved in illegal activities?
You can't be serious.
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Old 09-25-2016, 11:08 PM
 
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OP, ALL cell phones have been traceable since they were invented you don't need GPS, it's called triangulation learn more about how technology works before you start with conspiracy theories. That's how mobile phones work. You can't make or receive calls without 3 cell phone towers knowing your exact location....

You use the internet, you are immediately traceable, since data packets have to go SOMEWHERE. Cell phones now use IP, so your voice is now the same data packets coming through your Ethernet port or WiFi. The government has been able to track you since the telephone was invented.
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Old 09-26-2016, 04:02 AM
 
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h there is no set in stone definition about what constitutes "a terrorist."
A few days after the Oklahoma City bombing, Congress passed a terrorism bill, I think it was the Comprehensive Antiterrorism Act of 1995 that did away with habeas corpus, and defined a terrorist as, among other things, someone who engaged in political activities that threated business profits.
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Old 09-26-2016, 05:45 AM
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"someone who engaged in political activities that threated business profits."

Maybe you could find that act and post the paragraph that has those words. Because, those words alone, just as you stated them, don't have a lot of credibility for even existing. It depends on their context. But, without posting the paragraph, people aren't likely to take you seriously.
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Old 09-26-2016, 05:49 AM
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Do you thinkl the govt has any desire to know what 300,000,000 + people are doing at any given moment?
It could actually be useful. Not just at any given moment, but all the time. Then, to get a list of the activities of a terrorism suspect, do a search of the database, using info about that suspect as keys, and display those activities.
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